San Francisco's Largest Gingerbread House

For more than a century, Fairmont San Francisco has enchanted guests with holiday festivities and exuberant ambiance. This season, Fairmont’s elves are once again working overtime to create a dazzling, unparalleled winter display.

Starting on November 30, 2019, the hotel transforms into one of the world’s most beloved holiday destinations, where moments are turned into cherished memories. 

Fairmont San Francisco’s two-story, life-sized Gingerbread House in the hotel’s grand lobby has become a must-see attraction for guests from near and far.

Fairmont San Francisco’s talented culinary and engineering teams have joined forces to meticulously plan construction of this year’s enormous Gingerbread House, which will be even larger than last year’s stunning, two-story-high Victorian!

Gingerbread House and Christmas Tree at the Fairmont San Francisco
Gingerbread House and Christmas Tree at the Fairmont San Francisco

Once complete, the impressive, edible abode will stand more than 25 feet high (8m), 35 feet wide and 10.5 feet deep and will feature more than 6,000 house-made gingerbread bricks (largest bricks to date), 1,650 pounds of candy and 3,300 pounds of royal icing.

The gingerbread house’s railroad track also delights guests of all ages, who happily gaze upon this favorite feature.

Each year, the Gingerbread House takes center stage and fills the halls with its sweet aroma, but the property’s 23-foot tall Christmas tree in the main lobby is also impressive in its own right.  

Information and Images provided by Fairmont Hotels.

More Gingerbread House and Holiday celebration information.

Fairmont Hotel 2 floor Life size Gingerbread House
Fairmont Hotel 2 floor Life size Gingerbread House

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